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it the law of the land you can't discriminate in the area of marriage. >> u.s. solicitor general will have a final 10 minutes or och sigs. he represents the president and will likely be asked about mr. obama's shift to support same-sex marriage. a key justice to watch will be justice anthony ken neddy. he has been a strong degrernd of gay rights and a champion of state ri.s he could be the swing vote. the court could dismiss the case for want of standing which would allow same-sex marriages in california. the court could rule prop 8 is unconstitutional, it could threaten similar bans in other states or could leave prop 8 in place ruling states have the right to decide for themselves. the 9th circuits decision states voters didn't have the right to take away the freedom california supreme court already granted. coming up at 6:00 state attorney general will weigh in along with one of the berkeley women who is one of the plaintiffs in this case. a quick correction. i said prop 8 vote was 2004. it was 2008. on california voters ban same-sex marriage in the state. reporting from the newsroom ab
deported. >> we were talking about the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skype session, rodrigo joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> th
the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skypeession, session, joined h joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> the resolution passed, b
underway to change that. abc 7 news explain what's lawmakers are trying to do. >> if law enforcement wanted to read letters or other paper corresponds they have to get a warrant but in this age of technology you don't have the same protections. if your e mail has been opened or more than six months old law enforcement can read them. >> in cases the law is confusing and has permitted the government to search your e mails. >> investigators look at e mails, that is not always the case. e mail privacy became a debate after the cia director general petraeus resigned or an extramarital affair. privacy experts asked what protections do ordinary people have? >> no warrant no. records. >> state senator leno wants to define the line in california. electronic communications should nobody different. they're all private. >> all we're seeing is that we'll make the case there is a reasonable cause to believe illegal activity is ongoing. >> this could require agents get a warrant before asking service providers to hand over e mails. companies would then have to tell you they d some require a warrant but no
. as paul barrett writes in his book, "glock -- the rise of america's gun" shootouts on the set of "law & order" were featuring this austrian import. >> some of the american companies will want to know will our guns be in the hands of good guys or bad guys. glock just said go ahead and put it in the movie. we don't care. >> that's a porcelain gun made in germany. it costs more than you make in a month. >> almost every part of that speech in "die hard 2" is factually wrong, but when there were fears that an undetectable gun could show up in america, sales skyrocketed. barrett said glock saw an opportunity. >> when the law was enacted, it was enacted with a grandfather clause, meaning everything that existed before the day of enactment was still illegal. this left glock with a huge supply of prebanned equipment that was still legal to sell, which the company then dribbled out over time. and the dark glamour of the glock, you know, went up. because gun aficionados resented the resfrings that's the gun they don't want me to have, i want two of them. >> thanks to a perfectly legal trade-in p
rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take up new gun control measures. opponents and supporters are gearing up for a fight. >> this is what the survivors want. this is what the public wants. >> it doing in to anyone but slows down law abiding. ought senate will debate a bill to crackdown on gun trafficking and provide additional funding for school safety. what the bill will not include, is a ban on military-style assault weapons. those in favor of stricter gun laws are getting a big lift from new york city mayor bloomberg who has pour $12 million his personal fortune into tv commercials in a dozen state targeting waivering lawmakers. >> i believe in the 2nd amendment and will future for it but with rights come responsibility which is why i supp
. >> not saying it should be illegal that have but we should not enshrine in the law of principle a child does not deserve a mother and a father. >> this week the leading group of pediatricians saying there is no evidence that sexual orientation of parents has impact on the child. >> in spite of the fact they face challenges in schools and prejudices from the world those children are still turning out just equally well adjusted and happy, equally successful in school, in life. >> he disagrees saying if high court does legalize gay marriage his fear is that it will end the institution of marriage. >> i fear people will not be interested in marrying anymore. marriage will be irrelevant vent he added the church will suffer. >> if what we're teaching is bigotry and discrimination we're not going to be allowed to do that. >> believing if church teachings are backward it will impact the church-run schools, hopts and service agencies. >> if we want to know how people will be treat swred to think about how a racial bigot is treated in a country today. >> the archbishop admits being a visible opponent
talking on the cell phones and tempting. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies throughout san mateo county are taking part. officers issued more than 200 citations during a similar crackdown early this year. >> it appears many of us are willing to pay for a faster commute. revenue from bay area toll lanes are higher than projected. they allow solo drivers to pay a fee and jump if lanes normally reserved for car poolers. our media partner reports that toll lane revenue on highway 237 is more than 50 percent above projection. the toll users save 5 minutes to 20 minutes compared to other drivers. southbound interstate 680 is bringing up more toll revenue than expected at 33 percent higher on the sue -- sunol grid. time is money, as they say. >> indeed. this morning, time -- you will need extra to get to work. >> is that right, mike? >> from sheas to sausalito we have light rain. this is moving to the east. american canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oa
. >> five bay area police departments will join law enforcement agencies around the world in a first ever 24-hour police tweet athon. the police departments are participating with 160 agencies worldwide to create awareness of police work and the issues that the officers face. they want to promote the use of social media by law enforcement and will tweet various service calls throughout the day starting at 8:00 a.m. agencies will use the say hashtag "plopwt." a preschooler teacher accused of trying to drug toddlers in her care is charged with ten misdemeanor counts of child endangerment. a fellow teacher in morgan hill saw her putting the over-the-counter sleep aid into sippy cups. she supervisorred map -- nap time for children one to two. >> the woman who died about being raped on santa cruz campus will face charges. the student told investigators she was searching for banana slugs along a campus trail and was beaten and assaulted. a campus alert was throughed and a sketch of a suspect was released but she admitted the truth a few days later. >> activists are going to undress when they stage
. >> colorado governor signed a bill into law allowing civil unions for gay couples. nine states allow gay marriage. >> and they're about to head to washington for culmination of a debate starting in san francisco. >> it's been an incredible experience, turning out to be historic one. >> chris perry ask sandy steer are one of the two couples behind the lawsuit challenging the ban on same-sex marriage. since the passage in 2008, polls show sentiment has shifted. president obama now supports marriage for the nation's gays and lesbians and his administration has filed a brief with the u.s. supreme court. >> if we're successful and prevail, and no lower court rulings are reversed and prop 8 goes away. >> that is our fwo. it will send a message to the country. >> but will not change the minds minds of critics like bill may. >> not about same-sex marriages. it's about the question of whether marriage should be redefined. >> this berkeley couple says they aren't trying to redefine marriage but have access to it. justices are expected to rule by the end of june. >> and carrow slin traveling to was
there except the room she booked for her in-laws. lee's parents could not get on board. >> what will we do? my in laws don't speak english and they don't drive. >> she couldn't leave them stranded in long beach, but there were no rooms available. so she did the only she could. >> i gave up my room to my in laws. >> linda and le expe their son watched -- and their son watched as the ship sailed away without them. the whole point of the cruise was left standing on shore. >> the trip was ruined. nobody could enjoy themselves because the star of the show wasn't there. >> what was worse this their luggage couldn't be retrieved and sailed off with the ship. y. >> i had nothing but the clothes on my back. >> they waited seven days in los angeles waiting for the ship to return and blakeing the -- and making the most of their time at home. >> she later found out carnival had mistakenly canceled the reservation. it happened when carnival was correcting the spelling of her mother-in-law's middle name. linda paid for that room and she she wanted her money back. >> they said it was coming in the mail and i
to the state, the d.a., and the f.b.i. to determine if any laws have been broken. >> president obama is wrapping up his visit to israel by paying respects to heroes of the percent state and victims of the holocaust and visiting the birthplace of jesus and he will travel to jordan to meet with a top ally in the region. we are joined live from washington, dc with more from our reporter there. >> good morning, kristen. a busy and historic three days if president obama in the middle east. today he holds final meetings with the israelis and palestinians. >> on the final day in israel, president obama paid tribute to the history of the jewish people laying wreaths at the graves of israeli cultural icons and remembers victims of the holocaust on a tour of a memorial in israel. >> they were men and women and children, so many children, sent to their deaths because of who they were, how they prayed or who they loved. >> the trip has been rich with symbolism. he reaffirmed the united states alliance in a send off toast with israeli leaders. in a speech to israeli college students the president
will sweep law and we could have a real short period of steady, light rain, and scattered showers for tomorrow. still looking at rainfall amounts on the very low side around .05" in the south bay and maybe up to 1" in the north bay mountains but that is generous. temperatures are cooler tomorrow and then the 60's and 70's come back through the weekend and into next week. sue? >> a nice live shot for the commute across the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city. the tail lights on the flat section headed westbound, everyone is moving at the limit at 15-minute drive from both sides of the bay. otherwise, we are looking at the road work or your drive from the central valley right now, you can see the yellow road censors slowing through the altamont pass and it picks up at the limit all the way to dublin/pleasanton interchange. now we will look at the road work on the south bay peninsula side, 101 northbound, from ellis to moffitt in lanes for another 15 minutes. >> new details of florida where police say a potential campus massacre was narrowly averted. police at the university
" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzu
're live in san francisco. abc7 news. >> ama: a man who was trying to help his mother-in-law during an attempted robbery was shot and killed in san leandro. the 33-year-old man was shot in the chest around 9:00 last night. police say the man's mother-in-law wag outside of her home, unloading items from her vehicle, when two people preached her. one suspect shot the man and then sped away in a dark-colored sedan. >>> a statewide manhunt is on for a san jose man wanted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. police are looking for juan ramirez. he is accused of the stabbing yesterday afternoon in san jose. investigators released new details today, saying ramirez confronted his former girlfriend, sandra cruz gonsales, in a parking hat and they began to argue. they previously dated and broke up two years ago. police are familiar with the couple. >> gone out, dealt with not only the suspect but the victim to the point where she probably got direction from the police department or the d.a.'s office and filled out a restraining order against the suspect. >> ama: for several hours polic
. >> one proposed reform would change the law that requires the post office to pay bill odd dollar0s year to fund future retiree's pensions. >> lines are forming outside the supreme court ahead of the hearing to decide the constitutionality of prop 8. the referendum banned same-sex marriage after the state's highest court ruled it was legal. on wednesday the court considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, nine more have strong civil union or partner ship laws. >> carol lynn tyler is traveling to washington, dc and will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. >>> the nationest highest court is taking on another big issue that cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year. the a practice that leads to higher prescription prices. >>> also a silicon valley big wig is helping in the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. >> crash, crash, boom. >> neighbors say they've never s
the public wants. >> it slows down the law-abiding and does nothing to anyone else. >> reporter: the bill includes background checks for all gun purchases. tougher penalties for gun trafficking, and more money for school safety. >> with rights come responsibilities. >> reporter: this new ad on the air in 13 states wants voters to make their voices heard, adding pressure on key republicans and democrats to get on board. >> that's why i support background checks so criminals and the dangerously mentally ill can't buy guns. >> reporter: 90% of americans support universal checks. but advocates for gun owners say they won't solve the problem. >> this is prompted by the sandy hook murders. those guns. >> reporter: colleaguely purchased with background check. this would not have solved something like that. >> reporter: the nra wants to improve the current system and enforce laws on the books. members of congress are in their home districts for two weeks, plenty of time to hear from constituents. >> back to the key pro vision left out of the bill, the assault weapons ban. any chance it will gate
gunman, 28-year-old evan ebel, just paroled in january, was a member of 211 crew. law enforcement have yet to publicly confirm the connection. the fear tonight -- the potential for more attacks from other gang members. abc news has learned the colorado state prisons have been put on a modified lockdown, as a security precaution until at least monday. the governor's mansion and state capitol have expanded security, following the murder. prison gangs are prolific across america. the american correctional association reports almost 14% of the prison population are involved in gangs. an estimated 200,000 inmates. investigators believe ebel may be linked to other murders. >> there's physical evidence in that car we want to try to recover and then compare to see whether or not we are on track at the crime scenes in colorado. >> reporter: a law enforcement source says they are not convinced that evan ebel acted alone, they are looking into whether he had an accomplice. a public memorial is scheduled tomorrow for clement. david? >> reena ninan in washington tonight. thank you. >>> in our natio
of the reservations were there except the room she booked for her in-laws. lee's parents could not get on board. >> what will we do? my in laws don't speak english and they don't drive. >> she couldn't leave them stranded in long beach, but there were no rooms available. so she did the only she could. >> i gave up my room to my in laws. >> linda and le expe their son watched -- and their son watched as the ship sailed away without them. the whole point of the cruise was left standing on shore. >> the trip was ruined. nobody could enjoy themselves because the star of the show wasn't there. >> what was worse this their luggage couldn't be retrieved and sailed off with the ship. y. >> i had nothing but the clothes on my back. >> they waited seven days in los angeles waiting for the ship to return and blakeing the -- and making the most of their time at home. >> she later found out carnival had mistakenly canceled the reservation. it happened when carnival was correcting the spelling of her mother-in-law's middle name. linda paid for that room and she she wanted her money back. >> they said it was
, coaches, or parents broke the law by not speaking up about the attack. >> president obama is set to name a new labor secretary. reports are that thomas perez from the justice department will be nominated to head the labor department. he has strong support from latino and labor groups but could run into problems at the confirmation hearing from republicans. some g.o.p. lawmakers believe his tenure at the justice department was greatly influenced by political ideology. >> new details this morning in the ongoing san francisco symphony strike. the east coast tour which included a date at new york's carnegie hall is now canceled. according to the management, the musicians reject add federal mediator's proposal to resume laying during a cooling off period while negotiations continue. in a statement issued last night, musicians say the strike will continue until they get a contract that honors their contributions to the symphony. the musicians are unhappy with a ropal by management that would include a pay freeze in the first year. >> the meat and poultry tremendous is pushing back against the
a professional athlete a lifetime ban from playing soccer for his country. >> california law enforcement wants to crackdown on distracting driving but some say it will not work. >> we have a live look outside, remark is moving on our walnut creek traffic camera, traffic and weather together are next as the abc7 morn >> we are back at 6:10. temperatures are cooler just about everywhere but oak is the same. fairfield is a degree warmer. novato is 11 degrees cooler than yesterday. same at half moon bay. san jose is about four degrees cooler. 44 in san jose and hair and concord. 47 in san francisco. upper 30's throughout the north bay valley. temperatures today under increasing high clouds in the upper 50's to low 50's into san francisco and mid-to-upper 60's around the bay and upper 60's to near 70 inland. sue? >> we are going out of the south bay with reports of an accident getting an upstate from the c.h.p. westbound 237 or off of west 237 in the lawrence expressway surface street so getting an update from c.h.p. and not affecting 237 but you will find slow traffic in that area across from 237.
. the assembly woman says the legislation is needed to shore up gaps in the country law. last year, former san jose principal was convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse. one of the bills requires districts to make clear that teachers report this as part of responsibility and administrators must review the policies and allow 9 school districts to remove immediately teachers wered is of child abuse and dismiss them at any point. >> another marine has died from a mortar shell explosion in nevada desert. mourners held a visible ill last -- vigil last night to honor the marines killed in a training exercise. six are in a reno hospital, from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether it occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, or camp lejeune. ought marine corps has suspended the use of the mortars until the investigation is finished. the defense department will release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> new information in monday night's fatal shooting a car theft suspect by san jose plus. the officer who fire
. it has been a law since 2005 requiring landlords with five on more units to notify tenants about the danger but the city says many just not moving fast enough. they have canvassed the neighborhoods warning tenants their buildings may not be safe. >> the buildings are built to be earthquake safe but now that i know i am not... >> at any moment the tons of concrete could crush me and kill thousands of people. we are stuck in a bureaucratic maze going nowhere. >> the committee is scheduled to most later today and will talk about the seismic retrofitting and how to jump start the process. if you would like to know more of the status of your home or apartment, go to our website at abc7news.com where we have some information. >> thank you, cornell. happening now, rebound is in the west bank this morning meeting with palestinian leaders trying to restart peace talks on that side after efforts in israel as new violence breaks out, and katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with new interviews or new sound bites. >> the president is answering questions at the end of the news conference an
restricted abortion law in the nation. they passed a resolution that says life begins at conception essentially banning all abortions. voters will next decide next year if they want to add that to the state constitution. if it were to pass that law would almost trigger a lengthy legal battle. >>> police were asking for help trying to find this gunman firing into a chinese restaurant earlier this week. the workers inside managed to fight back keeping the man from entering the store while dodging imagine this bullets. three wounded. none of the injuries is considered life-threatening and now to that storm that ginger was telling us about. that wreaked havoc at a soccer game in colorado. the u.s. and costa rica played through a blizzard for their world cup qualifying game. the americans in their camouflage uniforms in white were hard to see and official has to use a bright yellow and purple ball. the players and fans could follow what was going on in the game which is considered calling the game but decided to play on. >> where we were going to go early and then just take it back. the
the survivors want, this is what the public wants. >> it slows down the law-abiding and does nothing to anyone else. >> the senate bill includes expanding background check for all gun purchases and tougher penalties for gun trafficking and more money for school safety and does not include a ban on assault-styled weapons. >> this ad from mayors against illegal guns on the air in 13 states, wants voter to make their voices heard adding pressure on key republicans and democrats to get on board. >> that is why i support comprehensive background checks. so criminals and the dangerously mentally ill cannot buy guns. >> 90 percent of americans in the latest washington post/abc news poll support universal checks but advocates for gun owners say they will not solve the problem. >> this is prompted by the sandy hook elementary school. those guns were legally riched with a background check. worst not solve that. the n.r.a. wants do improve the current system and enforce laws already on the books. >> members of congress are back in their home districts for the next two weeks on spring break, plenty of tim
. unless the law changes, most people taking generics have no legal recourse if the drug makes them sick. linzie janis, abc news, new hampshire. >>> and now a somber anniversary. ten years ago tonight america began its invasion of iraq. the sky filled with shock and awe. and today, in baghdad, smoke filled the air from a new series of deadly explosions. more than a dozen car bombs and suicide blasts. nearly 60 people killed, scores wounded. a reminder that more than 100,000 iraqis lost their lives to war in the last decade. and ten years ago abc's bob woodruff entered iraq with american troops. tonight, some of them, through him, send a message for everyone who remembers. >> reporter: the invasion began with shock and awe -- there were early successes, but years of bloodshed followed. i was there in the beginning, embedded with the marines. in the first week, i got to know this man, jesus. a week later, he was killed by an unexploded artillery shell. by the time the war was over, we would lose 4,488, more than 32,000 visibly injured. melissa stockwell was the very first female soldier in
a person to bypass controls. microsoft says it's working with law enforcement and other companies to prevent similar attacks. cheryl, larry, back to you. >> emily, thank you. >> you know taxes are due in less than a month. yikes. factor in changes can be confusing and you may have some questions about all of those number autos michael finney is here. and michael you do this every year. >> we do. so happy to be able to. have you done your taxes yet? >> well... >> maybe. okay. well then, i have a telephone number for you. you can call that any watching can call that. and we'll try to answer your personal tax questions right now. if you've sent in your taxes you may have a question about when you're going to be paid jesse weller is with the irs. you can track that? >> yes. you can. since three quarters of people get a refund, we're getting lots of refund inquiries on the telephone. we want people to know they can track their refund using a tool online at irs.gov web site called where is my refund. you only need to check it once per day. the irs updates once a day f you go to irs.gov
. >>> a victory of sorts for advocates of stricter gun control laws. senate majority leader harry reid says gun legislation that will be debated next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers. that came after vice president biden's trip to new york city where he called for tougher gun laws after a meeting with parents of children killed in the newtown massacre. we've now learned that one of the children's parents have met with the father of the gunman adam lanza in an effort to bring some closure to the tragedy. >>> the new budget deal just passed by congress last night appears to continue the requirement for six-day mail delivery. but some lawmakers and postal officials say plans to cut saturday service to save money should proceed. others say a provision in the bill mandates six-day delivery. >>> faced with a billion dollar deficit, dozens of elementary schools in chicago are being closed. officials claim most of the 54 elementary schools to be shut down are half empty anyway. but opponents say these closures mostly in poor and black areas will further e
his mother-in-law. police say someone tried to rob a woman who was unloading her car. a 33-year-old man from alameda came to the aid of the woman, his mother-in-law. the unidentified man was shot and killed. police say the suspects are two males, or male and a female. this is san leandro's first homicide of the year. >>> to developing news. san francisco nightclub shut down after a shooting inside the club. happened at a club called 330 rich. to the mass roman is live on the scene with the latest. reporter: one of the men who was wounded in this morning's shootout is now in critical but stable condition, according to police. the club behind me has been close bid the city's entertainment commission, and they've suspended their operating license. now, the future of the club is also in jeopard
tomorrow. the temperatures will drop and santa rosa 68, and 69 cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and information and weather tweets from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >> yes, the world
cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and formations from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >> yes, the world baseball classic $7 for parking n the finals at at&t. puerto rico and japan and
in the justice department. the 51-year-old has play add leading role in challenging voter i.d. laws in texas and south carolina. he has support from the labor and latino communities but some republican critics in congress are expected to oppose his confirmation. if confirmed he would be one of the highest ranking hispanics in government. >> pope francis is gearing up for the first official mastectomy at st. peter's square with the first audience today with the visiting head of state, a president with whom he has clashed over a socially liberal policies. >> pope francis has charmed the faithful from the humility. speaking to 150,000 at st. peter's square off the cuff. with the first south american pope he cannot escape the past. he cigaretted -- greeted the president of argentina. in the past they have been at crossroads over the dirty war between 1976 and 19839 military dictatorship killed and torture up to 30,000 people. the church is accuses of complicit in the crimes. >> abc was told that francis had the power to save his family and he refused. human rights campaigners accusebergbergberg
you. >> we'll see you later on. a supervisor wants to change a law giving antiabortion advocates freedoms to protest in front of health clinics. an ordinance says they must stay eight feet away. but a quirk let's them protest near the door as long as they stand still. >> the buffer would create space around the front door that a pro testor could not enter. >> they're not going to make us go away. we're here. here to support women. we'll be as close as we can. >> this would keep pro testors 25 feet from the entrance of clinicsline like planned parenthood. >> we have new information about a deadly race car crash over the weekend that killed two people. >> one of them is a teenager. 17-year-old chase jond ondriving a race car that slammed into his 14-year-old cousin marcus johnson and a man with him. wayne freedman is live tonight. everyone is just devastated. >> they are. the school is empty today. it's out for break but the people are devastated. the kmunlt is devastated. the news today from the family they have a feeling whatever went wrong that car had to do with this steering w
, it was not the observance of the law, but the justification obtained by the faith which abraham, cane from his desend dents the promise of inheriting the world. for that reason, since all depends on faith, all is grace, and so, the promise is assured for all of his descendents. not only for his legal descendents, but also for the descendent that is born from the faith of abraham who is the father of all of us, so says the scripture, i make you the father ofpeeplopl "people"s. that which calls into existence that which does not exist, abraham believed, relying on all hope, that he would become the father of many nations according to what he had said, thus will be your descendents, and for this reason, his justification was valid. >> people will notice that the readings are about fatherhood so nathan and david, the fatherhood of abraham and the gospel about jesus' foster father, joseph. >> and we've had one in english, one in spanish and the gospel will be in greek. >> very beautiful that the gospel is in greek, its original language, of course, but also on to the east in terms of reaching out to the eastern
. >> a california patrol officer has received one of the nation's top law enforcement awards for a heroic deed he did last year. officer carlton named a nation's top trooper by international association of police chiefs. the partner of ken onyoung storm who, you may recall was shot and killed by a gunman in alamo in september, 2012. the panel said officer displayed dmurj his attempt to save young storm's live and to keep the public save. >> pomp and pageantry to welcome the 266th poep of the roman catholic church. >> the vatican says 200,000 pilgrims crowded into st. peter ace square. pope francis repeated his themes of humility and selflessness. >> embrace the whofl hue man tismt especial lit poorest, weakest, the least important. >> he is the first noneuropean pope to be elected in 117 years. >> in addition to the sex abuse scandal one of the other challenges facing pope francis will be addressing growing choruses for a greater role for women in the church. tonight a fremont order of nuns has a huge stake in that future. >> like many, the dominican sisters watched as pope francis presided over
construction. the audit says that both broke a city law that prevents elected city officials from telling city workers what to do. the contract was never awarded to turner, the case is serious. councilman reed says that it is lie and the auditor says it is about playing by the rules. >> this report strikes right at the integrity of oakland government. citizens and businesses should be able to live and transact business in a city they know plays by the rules. >> i have never threatened any city staff person regarding their job. i have been an elected official for 16 years and a staff person in the city of oakland for another 14 years. out of 30 years of being an employee of the city of oakland suddenly, now, city staff is afraid of me? i don't think that is the case. >> an aide to the councilman named, that person tried to use their influence to fix a pack -- parking ticket. the allegation has been forwarded to the district attorney in alameda. it is not clear if charges will be filed. the mayor is troubled about the report and will have something to say in a few hours. we have reached out to t
as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised children one and
.a.'s office as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised childr
building as the commute kicks into high gear leading law the waldo tunnel but they will keep the lanes closed to check for the hillside stability with wrongs coming down when cornell was doing the last live shot. the two left lanes are closed so there is a backup because of the boulders falling on 101. >> pepsi has a new shape for the 20-ounce bolts featureing a contour bottom easier to hold. the label is shorter so you can see more of the drink, this is the first change for the bottle shape in 17 years. the new bottles go into production next month but it will take a while for them to show up on the shelves. >> the lulu lemon yoga pants story continues. the head of the retailer says they do not know why they came toeshoe, according to the chief executive, the recall pants passed quality assurance tests and they now are taking steps to improve salt control after recalling the pants. lulu lemon estimates losing revenue between $57 to $67 million for this year. >> beyonce will show off new threads, starting a new partnership with clothing retailer h&m and appear in print and tv ads with
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was killed friday night when he tried to defend his mother-in-law. the wnman was unloading her car on arbor way around 9:30 when someone tried to rob her. her 33-year-old son-in-law was shot while trying to help her. police are looking for two suspects, possibly a man and woman who drove away in a dark-colored sedan. >> for the second time this month santa clara county paid cash for weapons. a gun buy back was held yesterday morning at an airport in san jose. people lined up early and turned in guns they no longer wanted and got cash. >>ner use it. but i didn't want to take that chance getting angry and using it. so it's a good time to turn it in and make a profit. >> whereas last year we finally reached the level of twelve guns, this year we've now gone over 500 guns. just in this event alone. >> $100 was given forehand guns and rifles. $200 for assault-type weapons. more than 1100 weapons were turned in at the buy back three weeks ago. >>> also new this morning a mural memorializing the victims of the 2010 san brunette to no gas explosion victims is finished ask it will be dedicated today
homicide of the year. authorities say a man was killed friday night when he tried to defend his mother-in-law. the woman was unloading her car on harbor way around 9:30 when someone tried to rob her. her 33-year-old son-in-law was shot while trying to help her. police are looking for two suspects, possibly a man and woman who drove away in a dark-colored sedan. >> for the second time this month santa clara county paid cash for weapons. a gun buy-back was held yesterday morning at an airport in san jose. people lined up early and turned in guns they no longer wanted and got cash. >> never use it. but i didn't want to take that chance getting angry and using it. so it's a good time to turn it in and make a profit. >> whereas last year we finally reached the level of twelve guns, this year we've now gone over 500 guns. just in this event alone. >> $100 was given forehand guns and rifles. $200 for assault-type weapons. more than 1100 weapons were turned in at the buy back three weeks ago. >>> also new this morning a mural memorializing the victims of the 2010 san bruno gas explosion victims is fi
and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, seven more eave -- civil union laws. >> carolyn will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers prop 8 and the defense of marriage act. her live report begins tuesday here on abc7. >>> san francisco police credit a neighbor's quick thinking in helping to catch a group of suspected vandals in the act. it appears they had just finished the outline of their graffiti when the officers arrived. the man who called police asked us not to give his name. >> they just finished painting it a couple weeks ago, and it's like every other week there's something new up there, and they're constantly having to clean it. >> i think it's important that we're able to catch these offenders and bring them to justice. >> ama: police also told us they discovered 52 cans of spray paint and several markers when officers searched the suspects. suspects include ten adults andup juvenile. some have previous arrests for vandalism. >> survivors or the san bruno pipeline explosion came together today. eight people died. community members work on a mural
for us to have a chance at happiness. >> the court takes up defense of marriage act. 1996 law denying benefits to sex couples. >> when bell lel kt federal government deny benefits that would be available to heterosexual couples? >> a majority of couples believe same-sex couples should allowed to wed but 31 states restrict or ban same-sex marriage. outside of the court, activists on both sides are already camped out. >> i thop a traditional sexuality of man, woman in marriage. >> prop 8 passed it was hurtful to me and a lot of other californians. >> court could decide whether the constitution grants gays and lesbians rights to marry or the issue should be left up to the state. both cases will be decided in june. >> marriage equality advocates are planning on hr making their voices heard. they will be gathering soon at 7:00 the group will march to city hall. now, abc 7 news will be in washington, d.c. covering it for us. she'll be sitting in the court as the supreme court considers proposition 8. the live reports begin tomorrow here on abc 7. >> some bad news two people died when a truc
to tough new anti-cruelty laws. >> this led to the largest meat recall in american history. >> reporter: and this one which exposed cruelty and unsanitary conditions at major pork producers. but now all of that could be coming to an end. under pressure from the agriculture industry at least five states now have laws making it a crime to go undercover on farm properties to record videos and agriculture industry lobbying groups used their influence and money to try to expand the ban as part of the effort they cite to what happened to these dairy farmers. an undercover investigator with mercy for animals got a job at the bettencourt's dairy operation last year and made these disturbing videos of fellow workers handling the cattle. including the use of electric prods. the five employees caught on tape were fired. even the bettencourts agree it was a damning video. agricultural lobbyists claiming that the agenda of the animal rights group is not humane treatment of animals, but rather getting publicity and promoting a vegan lifestyle. the bettencourts are using the video they object to train
was a member of 211 crew. law enforcement yet to confirm the connection. the fear, the potential for more attacks from other gang members. the governor's mansion and state capitol have expanded security following the murder. prison gangs are prolific across america. the american correctional association reports, almost 14% of the prison population are involved in gangs. an estimated 200,000 inmates. investigators believe ebel may have been linked to other murders. >> there is physical evidence in the car we want to recover, compare and see if we are on track with the crime scenes in colorado. >>> a law enforcement source says investigators are not convinced that evan ebel acted alone. they're looking into whether he had an accomplice. a public memorial for clements will be later today. >>> police in georgia say a tip helped lead them to the suspected killer of a 13-month-old boy in a stroller. a 17-year-old taken into custody for the murder of antonio santiago. hismotor said the toddler was shot to death during a botched robbery attempt last week. >>> police in southern california are hal
that the people voted for and... you shouldn't allowed to do it because it's a question of... the law. >> some people who are saying this ignored the fact that the blend add approach is commonly used throughout the world. >> no one knows where remaining $55 billion will come from to finish the project. >> bart conducting an experiment allowing bikes on board during morning and evening commute hours, bicycles okay in all trains with just restrictions. abc 7 news has been riding bart this afternoon. there will be a bit of a delay here, have you seen problems? >> folks have been bringing bikes on bart this evening when nornlly when bicycles would be allowed. bart has been toying with the idea of allowing bikes. in august, the test is on fridays allowing people to bring bikes on during peak commute times and decided the -- they needed to do more tests f you look you can see there is someone bringing a bicycle in. going to take that bike down stairs of course because they're not allowed on escalators. this is what you're going to be seeing more of. bart decided to do a test on every day of the week
law enforcement award for a heroic deed. he was named nation's top trooper by international association of police cheifs. he was the partner of fallen chp officer ken onyoung storm shot and killed in september 2012. carlton returned fire, killing the gunman ux 36-year-old christopher lacey. the panel said officer carlton explained extreme courage. >> there is uncertainty over the future of a palo alto based pharmaceutical company after it's only product has been pulled off the market. they plan to layoff 75% of the work force after the recall of its anemia drug. there are reports several patients died after taking this. a spokesperson says remaining employees will be working on a follow up investigation. the drug hailed a break through in april because it required less frequent dosing. >> shares of high end clothing retailer lulu lemon took a hit after the company pulled a brand of yoga pants off store shelves because they can be see through. shares dropped 6% today. lulu lemon expects to take the loss of the product making up 17% of the company sales, it's the first such re
. if a large earthquake should hit this area. there have been a law since 2005 for landlords with five or more units to notify tentants in writing that their apartment is a soft story. they're required to have an engineer prepare a size nick. >> doft is steep, generally can vary between $5,000 and closer to $30,000. >> and more. now, the berkeley property owner says the cost can run into thousands of dollars and beyond and saying unavailability of rent increases is the biggest problem faced they're unable to pass through some of the costs to residents who are sitting in and occupying some spaces. caught in the middle are tenants if we want to live this n.a building considered to be unsound you can go to our web si. we have posted a link. in berkeley nick smith abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. well, it's the first day of spring. we have showers today around the bay area. umbrellas were out. windshield wipers and live doppler 7 hd looks like we're going to get spring weather. >> it's just going to be delayed by a day. taking a look pretty quiet now. we're not through just yet. as i can show y
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